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  • PCHS Foundation gives $3,600 in scholarships to eight area students

    A total of $3,600 will be granted to eight local students by the Perkins County Health Services Foundation. The PCHSF scholarship committee consists of Foundation Board members Lori Day, Madrid; Diana Maupin and Mary Dodson, both of Venango; and Bob Cummi...
  • Krystal Gaar among CSC scholarship recipients

    Krystal Gaar of Grant is one of many students who have been selected for scholarship assistance to attend Chadron State College this fall. Gaar, who plans to study art education, has been awarded the Gold Presidential Scholarship. The Gold Presidential Sc...
  • Midwest Electric announces scholarship winners

    Midwest Electric and its power suppliers, Basin Electric and Tri-State G&T are proud to announce this year’s scholarship winners. Basin Electric Debbie Dahlkoetter is the winner of the Basin Electric Power Cooperative $1000 scholarship in the member...
  • Deaver receives $1000 NACO scholarship

    Loyd Wayne Deaver, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the Nebraska Association of County Officials (NACO). Twelve $1,000 scholarships were awarded to the children of Nebraska county officia...
  • College Notes

    Walrod named NPCC Business Student of Month Nicole Walrod of Grant has been named the North Platte Community College Business Student of the Month for April. Walrod graduated from Perkins County High School in 2009. During her time at NPCC, her main are...
  • Toni Thelander pharmacy scholarship available

    The Garden County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a $1000 scholarship for students enrolled in a school of pharmacy. Students from Deuel, Garden, Keith, Perkins and Morrill counties in Nebraska and Sedgwick County in Color...
  • FSA Scoop...Consider this your reminder

    By Mary Karash County Executive Director Farm Service Agency, Grant, NE Penny Schrotberger’s last day with FSA was Friday, April 29. We wish her well and we hope she will enjoy her new venture called retirement. For those who have not reported their w...
  • Irrigators urged to sign up for efficiency improvements

    Irrigators in the Upper Republican Natural Resources District can sign up for cost-share assistance to improve their irrigation efficiency. From a recent grant to the URNRD, about $50,000 is available under the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWE...
  • Seminar on grasshopper threat set

    Over 13.5 million acres in Western Nebraska are at high risk for serious grasshopper infestations this year, based on the 2010 fall adult grasshopper surveys conducted by the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The number of adult grasshopper...
  • Free financial clinics offered to producers

    Free, one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being offered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Legal Aid of Nebraska. The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. ...
  • Tractor safety courses planned

    The 2011 Tractor Safety Trainings will be held in seven locations across the state during May and June. Any youth 14 or 15 years of age who works on a farm or ranch other than his own is required to be certified through a tractor safety course.  Extensio...
  • Early corn growth may be slow, but don’t throw in the towel just yet

    Early planted crops can have the highest yield potential, but they don’t come without some risk and some worry in years like this. With the recent cold, wet weather, some producers who planted early are beginning to wonder whether their corn crop is doo...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Pasta Pizzazz

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff If you are looking for something a little bit different, this is the recipe for you. Chicken and Bows is a great standby that requires little effort, but is still not the ordinary alfredo. I love this recipe for so many ...
  • What's Up...Where the mind wanders

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer The Scottish poet Robbie Burns said it best I think, “The best laid plans of mice and men gang oft aglee.” Well, I have had a lot of “aglee” in the past three weeks. I have been a “space case” since I w...
  • Platte River among top wildlife watching spots

    Two national magazines have recognized the Kearney area as a top birding and wildlife viewing destination. The Platte River was named one of the top 10 wildlife watching spots by the National Wildlife Federation in its Feb./March magazine. Wildbird Magazi...
  • Peregrine falcons return to Nebraska Capitol

    For the seventh consecutive year, a pair of peregrine falcons has produced eggs in a nest box outside the 18th floor of the Nebraska State Capitol, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The Game and Parks’ popular FalconCam, a video camer...
  • Life’s lessons from your mother

    By Bryan GoldenDare to Live Without Limits Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom. Unfortunately, most of us were too young to really appreciate their value. Mother’s Day is a great ti...
  • A gift for mom

    By Mike SylvanSocial Security District Manager Mother’s Day is right  around the corner. It’s always nice to give Mom a card, flowers, and candy. But this year people all over the country are helping their moms save nearly $4,000 a year on the cost ...
  • Christ is Risen

    By Pastor Mary Fuller United Methodist Church, Wallace Now is the time of reflection. The Lent journey took us through Holy Week to the cross, Jesus’ crucifixion and Easter morning came with the Risen Christ Jesus. At the Maundy Thursday service ther...
  • A growing investment

    Dear Editor: While browsing through the photos on the website promoting the City of Grant, I couldn’t help noticing one common denominator—there is at least one tree in every picture. No doubt about it—well maintained, attractive trees are definitel...